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The 1,000 days between pregnancy and a child’s 2nd birthday set the foundation for all the days that follow.

We lead the fight to make health and well-being during the first 1,000 days a policy and funding priority.

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A Conversation with Action Against Hunger

Blythe Thomas, Initiative Director at 1,000 Days, an initiative of FHI Solutions, recently spoke with Dr. Charles Owubah, CEO of Action Against Hunger, to discuss the vital work of his organization to detect, treat and prevent malnutrition. The two discussed the effects of COVID and climate change on food and nutrition, the role of women …

Keeping Healthy During Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

During pregnancy and when you’re breastfeeding, nutritious food choices will help fuel yourbaby’s growth and keep you healthy. Watch and learn 6 steps you can take during your 1,000-day window to nourish you and your littleone. Taking a Prenatal Vitamin Eating the Rainbow Limiting Certain Foods Managing your Weight Focusing on Good Nutrition Breastfeeding for …

What We’re Watching – July 2022

July is bringing hot temperatures to the Nation’s Capital and work is also heating up on Child Nutrition Reauthorization and the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health. To the delight of child nutrition advocates, House Education and Labor Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA) and House Civil Rights and Human Services Subcommittee Chair Suzanne Bonamici …

Historic Commitment from US Government to Fight Severe Malnutrition

“There are many problems in this world that will take decades to solve sustainably. Ending child deaths from wasting is not one of them. This is something we can do now.” – Will Moore, CEO, Eleanor Crook Foundation at the State of Global Food Security and Nutrition event on July 18. At the State of …